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  • Location: Zurich, Switzerland
  • Duration:  3 hours (approx.)

See the modern, trend-setting side of Zurich on this unique, half-day tour to Zurich West and the Lindt Chocolate Factory outlet. Delve into the district’s rich history, and learn about its transformation from industrial district to epicenter of cool and quirky culture! Drive past the Prime Tower (Switzerland's tallest building), before shopping for indulgent Swiss chocolates at the world-famous Lindt Chocolate Factory outlet. In summer, take a boat ride on the lake or in winter, enjoy a warming hot chocolate at the end of your tour.


  • Panoramic Zurich cultural tour by air-conditioned coach
  • Learn about Zurich West's industrial past, and discover its new modern-day appeal
  • See the Prime Tower (Switzerland's tallest building)
  • Visit the famous Lindt Chocolate Factory outlet
  • Enjoy a relaxing boat-ride around Lake Zurich in summer or a warming hot drink at a trendy restaurant in winter

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Tour trendy areas of Zurich and see the Prime Tower, Switzerland's tallest building, before browsing the many delectable treats at the Lindt Chocolate Factory Outlet. A must for chocoholics -- the discount prices make it easy to stock up!

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What You Can Expect

Zurich Half-Day Tour Including the Lindt Chocolate Factory Outlet

Zurich Half-Day Tour

Starting out in Zurich West, you’ll take a walking tour through the streets and see old industrial warehouses which have since been turned into funky nightclubs and smart boutiques. Your expert guide will be on hand to entertain you with stories about Zurich West’s historical links to the engineering industry, and describe how it’s industrial past has shaped its modern day culture. Experience the juxtaposition of old and new in an up-and-coming part of the city, away from the main tourist sites.

You will then continue your journey south of Zurich to the village of Kilchberg, near Lake Zurich.On arrival, prepare to be greeted by the unmistakable aroma of chocolate, as the village is home to the famous Lindt Chocolate Factory. Producing some of Switzerland’s finest chocolates for over 260 years, you will have time to browse the array of chocolates at the outlet shop and select your favorites to take home with you.

Once you have stocked up with delicious chocolates, you will end your tour with a relaxing boat ride on Lake Zurich (April to October only). Take in the beautiful scenery away from the hustle and bustle of the city. In the winter season (March, November and December), enjoy a hot beverage at one of the trendy Zurich West restaurants.

Your tour ends either at Bürkliplatz dock (after the cruise in summer) or back at your tour departure point in winter.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2013

We enjoyed the trip , the guide (Mr. Joulious) has added us a lot of information about Zurich and Switzerland in general. Also we enjoyed a delicious drink of hot chocolate and Lindt chocolate.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2012

It was very interesting trip. I enjoyed lot. The tour guide is very good and she explained every single thing in english and it was very good thing for us as foriners.

The boat trip was fantastic. Only thing disturb us was bad weather in Zurich that day. Otherwise the trip was very good.

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